Friday, May 30, 2008

Transmission 10908

Stop whatever you're doing and listen to this weekend-worthy show that contains The Pretty Things, Paul McCartney & Wings, The Bees, Motorpsycho, Virus, Howard Tate, Junior Wells, Family, The Kinks and The Hollies. Now proceed with caution!

T10908 is a 55.3mb 128k mp3 1:00:30 in length made loud to be played loud!

"Everything is hazy"

RFW

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Transmission 10808

Jimmy slides his way into our library jumping set that includes The Mars Volta, Stevie Wonder, The Main Ingredient, The Human League, Robert Palmer, Missing Persons, MC5, Grand Funk, Todd Rundgren's Utopia and 1975 Led Zeppelin live from Earl's Court in London!

T10808 is a 58mb 128k mp3 1:03:25 made loud to be played loud!

"Oh, Gabriel, let me blow your horn"

RFW

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Transmission 10708

Please be my guest for some Home Cooking - we're having Nick Lowe, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Albert King, Calypso King & The Soul Investigators, Tony Allen, The Band, Six Parts Seven, Wilco, Nels Cline Trio, Creedence Clearwater Revival, La Revolucion El Millano Zapata, T. Rex and Dim Stars!

T10708 is a 58.7mb 128k mp3 1:04:09 in length made loud to be played loud!

"I won't be held responsible for my actions"

RFW

Today's image is Marilyn Murphy's painting "Home Cooking". Click here for more information.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Transmission 10608

We blow with John Coltrane, skank with Eric Clapton, Dubplate Vibe Crew and Lloyd Williams and groove with The Lyman Woodard Orginization, Galactic and Harlem Underground. It's a mojo thing!

T10608 is a 55.1mb 128k mp3 1:00:12 in length made loud to be played loud!

"they call me the hoochie coochie man"

RFW

Monday, May 26, 2008

Transmission 10508

The soundtrack to our Motorcade is provided by Ultravox, The Teardrop Explodes, Magazine, Midnight Juggernauts, Brian Eno & David Byrne, Steve Tibbetts, Funkadelic, James Carter, Mark Ronson and Think.

T10508 is a 59.6mb 128k mp3 1:05:07 in length made loud to be played loud!

"in the boulevard, the motorcade holds sway"

RFW

In observance of Memorial Day and for your B-B-Queing pleasure, take a RFW Flashback with T10607!


Friday, May 23, 2008

Transmission 10408

A collaboration with Robert Fiandaca, my old drummer pisan from East Boston, reaped percussive rewards - Stanley Clarke featuring Steve Gadd, Jing Chi with Vinnie Colaiuta, Chic Corea's Elektric Band including Dave Wekl, Danny Seraphine with Chicago, Jethro Tull spotlighting Barriemore Barlow and Keith Moon at his best with The Who. Thanks Mr.F!

T10408 is a 60mb 128k mp3 1:05:37 in length made loud to be played loud!

"I really don't mind if you sit this one out"

RFW

Thursday, May 22, 2008

Transmission 10308

It's audience participation time when Metallica steps on stage in Mexico City for a Search And Destroy mission that also includes The Beatles, Danger Mouse, Beatallica, Mark Ribot, Kazumi Watanabe, Jeff Beck and Tommy Bolin!

T10308 is a 58.9mb 128k mp3 1:04:22 in length made loud to be played loud!

"hit me"

RFW

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Transmission 10208

With EG on the horn, how could we give you anything but the real deal like David Bowie, Bryan Ferry, Fleet Foxes, Panda Bear, Carolina Liar, Death Cab For Cutie, Steve Winwood, Muck Groh and Mushroom with Eddie Gale! Blow baby, blow!

T10208 is a 58.5mb 128k mp3 1:03:56 in length made loud to be played loud!

"fade away never"

RFW

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Transmission 10108

Today's show offers a musical trip to Sweden, a rock-steady-beat from Jamaica, a jump back to 1967 and '71 and a nice batch of recent sounds via Ken Boothe, The Hives, The Soulshake Express, The Soundtrack Of Our Lives, Bohemian Vendetta, The Merry-Go-Round, Tommy James & The Shondells, Neon, Sonic Youth, Santogold, Portishead and Bauhaus!

T10108 is a 57.4mb 128k mp3 1:02:45 in length made loud to be played loud!

"yes, we're taking over, so we might as well blow you away"

RFW

Monday, May 19, 2008

Transmission 10008

Eric Burdon And War blot the sun out from the sky in this paint-by-numbers set that also includes Phantom Planet, Switches, T. Rex, The Raconteurs, The Rolling Stones, Motorpsycho, Nine Inch Nails and Gong!

T10008 is a 58.2mb 128k mp3 1:03:39 in length made loud to be played loud!

"I think I'm going off the rails, riding down the pleasure trail, I was taking passion where you find it"

RFW

Friday, May 16, 2008

Transmission 9908

The sound is restless, muti-faced, hypnotic and definitely in weekend mode with the rock 'n' roll spirit supplied by Generation X, Ian Hunter, Mott The Hoople, The Kinks, The Beatles, Yellow Magic Orchestra, Balenescu Quartet and King Crimson.

T9908 is a 55.7mb 128k mp3 1:00:56 in length made loud to be played loud!

"the floozie made him spend his dole, she left him lying on skid row, a drunken lag in some salvation army mission"

RFW


Thursday, May 15, 2008

Transmission 9808

George Harrison plugs in with some heavy friends and jams in this potpourri of sounds that also includes The Allman Brothers, Garland Jeffries, Sting, The Waterboys, Steppenwolf, Spirit, J.Geils Band and Cheap Trick!

T9808 is a 55.9mb 128k mp3 1:01:04 in length made loud to be played loud!

"rolling numbers, rock and rolling, got my Kiss records out"

RFW

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Transmission 9708

We have a Slim chance of going nuclear during this atomic attack of a show that drops Julie's Haircut, Sensation Fix, Wigwam, Crack The Sky, Dave & Ansel Collins, Tuff Darts, Working For A Nuclear Free City, Lydia Lunch, The Undisputed Truth, Blues Creation and Acid Temple Mother & The Melting Paraiso UFO. Boom!

T9708 is a 58mb 128k mp3 1:03:23 in length made loud to be played loud!

"had to get to that Nuclear Nightclub, 'fore I's dead, that's what I said"

RFW

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Transmission 9608

Big Jim Sullivan, who was also known as Lord Sitar, brings us back to 1968 with an ultra-groovy Beatles cover that fit nicely with Joe Higgs and Pip Pyle. Also providing mystery and magic are Electric Masada, Praxis, Laswell-Frith-Hayward & Howard, Faust and Art Zoyd! Googoogajoob!

T9608 is a 60.4mb 128k mp3 1:06:04 in length made loud to be played loud!

"no one I think is in my tree, I mean it must be high or low"

RFW

Monday, May 12, 2008

Transmission 9508

Hold on tight for a killer show featuring Motorpsycho, Spoon, John Scofield, Soulive, The Doobie Brothers, Talking Heads, Fatboy Slim, Pretenders and Stone Temple Pilots. It's motorpsychodelic!

T9508 is a 57.5mb 128k mp3 1:02:49 in length made loud to be played loud!

"I have to Praise You like I should"

RFW

Friday, May 09, 2008

Transmission 9408

Better than a card, flowers or brunch - here's a Mothers Day show for all you moms with special appearances by 24-Carat Black, Sly Stone, Boyce Rice, Pacific Gas & Electric, Foo Fighters with Brian May & Roger Taylor, Cactus, Buddy Guy, Apryl Fool and Can!

T9408 is a 58.1mb 128k mp3 1:03:31 in length made loud to be played loud!

"Motherfuckin' Deer Bit Me"

RFW

Thursday, May 08, 2008

Transmission 9308

All I need is three chords, two turntables and One song by Harry Nillson and you end up on the receiving end of a great show! Other highlights include Panic At The Disco, The Beatles, Field Music, The Left Banke, The Ramones, The Eric Burdon Band, Robert Plant, Led Zeppelin, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page and David Torn.

T9308 is a 56mb 128k mp3 1:01:15 in length made loud to be played loud!

"One is the loneliest number, much, much worse than two"

RFW

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Transmission 9208

We pull a hoppin' show out of the pouch with music from Kim Fowley, Osibisa, Big Star, The Beastie Boys, Guru Guru, Santogold, Lloyd Chambers & The Hippy Boys, Tommy James & the Shondells, The Sights, The Bees and live Black Mountain!

T9208 is a mb128k mp3 1:00:20 in length made loud to be played loud!

"Have you been faking the sounds?"

RFW

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Transmission 9108

We kick things off with a late-sixties blast of the Boss-town Sound including vintage live Ultimate Spinach, a walk around Harvard Square with The Cambridge Concept Of Timothy Clover and a slice of The Apple Pie Motherhood Band followed by The Happenings, The Electric Banana, The Other Half, Blue Cheer, Moby Grape, The Fraternity Of Man, Mudcrutch, Tom Waits and Wilco!

T9108 is a 59.6mb 128k mp3 1:05:10 in length made loud to be played loud!

"touch my hand, your heart will grow cold"

RFW

Monday, May 05, 2008

Transmission 9008

Cleanliness before godliness is the moral of today's musical hygiene lesson featuring Danko Jones, White Strips, Wolfmother, Willie Hutch, Free Form Funky Freaks, Curtis Mayfield, Prince, Lenny Kravitz, Primal Scream, Pearl Jam, Animal Collective, Roots Tonic and System Of A Down. Use plenty of soap!

T9008 is a 57.6mb 128k mp3 1:02:55 in length made loud to be played loud!

"some people need a push, I need a sleeping pill"

RFW

Friday, May 02, 2008

Transmission 8908

A collaboration with The Boston Buddha*, Johnny Guitar brings you on an exciting six-string musical adventure with Robert Johnson, Charlie Christian, T-Bone Walker, Lonnie Johnson, Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, Roy Buchanan, Eric Johnson, Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck and Rory Gallagher.

T8908 is a 57.8mb 128k mp3 1:03:08 in length made loud to be played loud!

"you can't live with a woman, and you sure can't live without"

RFW

*The Boston Buddha is the nickname affectionately given to John Morrison, a long-time friend and part of my WBCN early 80's radio team. Johnny was there for many a show with his great ears and infectious enthusiasm. I'm glad we're still rockin' together Johnny!

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Transmission 8808

Dig into an assortment of kibbles and bits from The Apples In Stereo, Olivia Tremor Control, Bob Dylan, Jerry Garcia, Houndog Taylor & The House Rockers, Love & Rockets, The Monkees, The Kinks and King Crimson.

T8808 is a 55.4mb 128k mp3 1:00:40 in length made loud to be played loud!

"don't think I am that rude, if I tell you that it's Cat Food, not even fit for a horse"

RFW




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